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Uncertainty in diagnosis is a ‘very serious stressor’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): We all have, at some or the other time, experienced a feeling of anxiety as we waited for test results in the hospital - that feeling of anxious ... Read more...

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Stem cells from aged, damaged hearts could be used to treat heart failure


November 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that cardiac stem cells - even in elderly and sick patients - could generate new heart muscle and vessel tissue and be used ... Read more...

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High job stress ‘ups risk of heart disease by 40 pc for women’


November 15th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women who under high job strain have a 40 percent increased risk of cardiovascular disease and the need for procedures to open ... Read more...

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Shaquille O’Neal Debuts “Shaqeeta” in Halloween Costume


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shaquille O’Neal recently became a huge hit among the Boston citizens when he embraced the city, and the debut of his alter-ego, “Shaqeeta” has only amped the fans ... Read more...

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Amtrak’s NJ Transit at Northeast Corridor Along North Jersey Coast Line Restored After Shutdown


August 24th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report from ‘The Associated Press’ it was told that the rail service for the Northeast Corridor had been temporarily shut down due to power problem with ... Read more...

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Zinc in blood reduces risk of pneumonia in elders by 50 pc: Study


August 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that normal blood zinc concentrations reduce the risk of pneumonia in elders by 50 percent.The study was led by Simin Nikbin Meydani, director of the ... Read more...

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Daily dose of nutrients could save your sight


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Regular healthy eating could not only cut health care costs, but also prevent vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other sight-robbing diseases.Agricultural Research Service ... Read more...

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Vitamin D vital for cognitive function


June 26th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have contributed to a limited but growing body of evidence of a link between vitamin D and cognitive function.The study was led by epidemiologist Katherine Tucker ... Read more...

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Frequent doctor visits can help diabetics control BP more quickly


May 25th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Visiting the doctor frequently could help diabetics lower their high blood pressure to normal quickly, according to a new study.The study has been published in Hypertension: Journal of ... Read more...

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Low-calorie diet helps lose weight, boosts immunity


April 30th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): People who follow a low-calorie diet or a very low-calorie diet not only lose weight, but also significantly enhance their immune response, concludes a new study.The study may ... Read more...

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Turmeric - a new way to spice up your weight loss routine


February 17th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): Curcumin, a bioactive component in Indian spice turmeric, can prove effective if added in weight loss routine, a new study suggests.The compound can stall the spread of fat-tissue ... Read more...

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Erectile dysfunction ‘more common in older men with restless leg syndrome’


January 1st, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): A new study has linked restless leg syndrome with erectile dysfunction in older men.Published in the Jan. 1 issue of the journal Sleep, the study shows that erectile ... Read more...

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Cradle of insomnia uncovered in the brain


November 1st, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): A new research has shown the first demonstration of a specific neurochemical abnormality in adults with primary insomnia, a finding which sheds light on the limited understanding ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Passive smoke can put women at increased peripheral artery disease risk


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Passive smoke can put women at an increased risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to a Chinese study.The study involving 1,209 women in Beijing, China, ... Read more...

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Now, bone-assisted aids that can improve hearing by 50pc


May 7th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A device fitted into a skull that transmits sound via the mastoid bone behind the ear can improve hearing by as much as 50 percent in patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For Second Year in a Row, Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch Users


February 2nd, 2008 - 5:13 am ICT by admin
Contemporary kitchen designers named best in home decor.BOSTON, Mass. - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the area's premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the "Home ... Read more...

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Whosarat.com Offers $500 Prize for ‘Most Interesting’ New Informant (Snitch) Profile


January 9th, 2008 - 5:24 am ICT by admin
BOSTON, Mass. - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Who's A Rat (www.whosarat.com) is running a contest with a prize of $500 for the "Most Interesting" new informant profile. The contest will begin ... Read more...

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